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Shot Clock Violation

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What Is The Definition Of A Shot Clock Violation In Basketball?

1. This is when the offensive team in basketball either does not attempt a shot or their attempted shot does not at least hit the basketball rim or goes in the basket before the shot clock expires. In an NBA, WNBA and FIBA basketball game, a team has 24 seconds to attempt a shot. In a men’s college basketball game, the shot clock is 35 seconds and while in a women’s college game it is 30 seconds.

Examples Of How Shot Clock Violation Is Used In Commentary

1. The offense is charged with a shot clock violation as the guard tosses up an air ball as the shot clock expires.

2. The defense double teams the point guard and he’s unable to get off a shot as the 24-second clock expires. The offense is charged with a 24-second violation.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Basketball

Also Known As:

1. 24-second violation (NBA, WNBA, FIBA)

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